Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 3:20pm
A former executive at a mega-construction company cited Brazilian President Michel Temer 44 times during testimony to federal prosecutors in a corruption probe, making accusations of illegal campaign financing that put his embattled administration at an even bigger risk of ending within months.
Mark Gillispie, Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 12:40pm
Northeast Ohio residents who have tried to get a natural gas pipeline moved away from their communities are vowing to engage in delay tactics after a federal agency dismissed their suggested alternate routes.
The French government has announced an anti-pollution plan, including a financial boost to buy electric vehicles, as Paris and other cities in the country are emerging from a particularly severe episode of air pollution.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 8:59am
Congress wrapped up the 114th session early Saturday, a tumultuous two years marked by the resignation of a House speaker, a fight over a Supreme Court vacancy, bipartisan bills on health care and education and inaction on immigration and criminal justice. The new Congress will be sworn-in Jan. 3.
Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 8:50am
Food giant ConAgra faces a court hearing to finalize an $11.2 million settlement — including the largest criminal fine ever in a U.S. food safety case — to resolve federal charges in a salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds who ate tainted Peter Pan peanut butter.